Not in Hall of Fame News

What has been long expected has finally come to fruition.   New Orleans Quarterback, Drew Brees, announced that he is retiring from the NFL, fifteen years to the day that he signed with the New Orleans Saints. A star at Purdue, Brees was drafted early in the Second Round of the 2001 Draft by the San Diego Chargers, and would take over as the starter in 2002.  A Pro Bowl Selection in 2004, Brees saw the writing on the wall, as San Diego had Philip Rivers waiting in the midst, who they planned to make the starter going forward.  Brees signed with the…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity. As such, we are very happy to present the pre-2021 update of our top 50 Arizona Diamondbacks of all-time. As for all of our top 50 players in hockey we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the National League.  3. Playoff…
Boxing lost one of its great champions as former Middleweight Champion, Marvin Hagler died today at the age of 66.  It is not known at this time how he passed away. Hagler debuted in 1973 and due to being a southpaw, he struggled for years to find credible opponents.  After amassing 46 wins against 2 defeats, Hagler finally got a World Middleweight Title shot against the Vito Antuofermo, but he was unable to win, as the match went to a 15-round draw.  A year later, in 1980, Hagler defeated Alan Minter from the United Kingdom to win the title. Hagler would dominate the…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity. As such, we are very happy to present the pre-2021 update of our top 50 Philadelphia Phillies of all-time. As for all of our top 50 players in hockey we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the National League.  3. Playoff…
There always seems to be a significant retirement in baseball’s Spring Training.  For 2021, it is Nick Markakis of the Atlanta Braves. Playing at Rightfield, Markakis debuted with the Baltimore Orioles in 2006 where he was sixth in Rookie of the Year voting.  Markakis showed decent power, having back-to-back 20 HR/.300 years (2007 & 2008), and he was twice a Gold Glove recipient. After the 2014 Season, Markakis signed with the Atlanta Braves, and in 2018, he was chosen for his first Silver Slugger and All-Star Game, while earning a third Gold Glove. Markakis retires with 2,388 Hits, 189 Home Runs, 1,046…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity. As such, we are very happy to present the pre-2021 update of our top 50 Kansas City Royals of all-time. As for all of our top 50 players in hockey we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the American League. …
One of the casualties of COVID-19 was the deletion of the 2020 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony. It had been unceremoniously dropped, and we have yet to update our official Notinhalloffame.com list, but we will now put it off until after this year’s Wrestlemania, especially now that we know we will have 2021 inductees. Today, it was announced that Molly Holly will be inducted this year.  Holly (Nora Greenwald) was considered one of the best female workers in the 2000s.  Holly first gained national attention in WCW as “Mona”, part of Randy Savage’s entourage. She signed with the WWE in 2000, as Molly Holly,…
The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame has announced 14 Finalists for the Class of 2021, ten men and four women. The North American Committee Finalists are: Rick Adelman (Coach): Portland 1989-94, Golden State 1995-97, Sacramento 1999-06, Houston 2007-11 & Minnesota 2011-14.  A seven-year pro, Adelman went into coaching, first obtaining a Head Coaching role in the NBA with the Trail Blazers in 1989.  Adelman led Portland to two Western Conference Championships (1990 & 1992).  Last coaching in 2014, Adelman had a career record of 1,042-749, and is currently ninth all-time in wins. Chris Bosh (Player):Toronto 2003-10 & Miami 2010-17. Bosh went to eleven consecutive…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity. As such, we are very happy to present our pre-2021 revision of our top 50 New York Yankees of all-time. As for all of our top 50 players in baseball we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the American League. …
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity. As such, we are very happy to present the pre-2021 update of our top 50 Cincinnati Reds of all-time. As for all of our top 50 players in hockey we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the National League.  3. Playoff…